The National Wildlife Federation has recognized Atlanta for being one of the most wildlife-friendly cities in America, ranking it second overall. The organization cited Atlanta’s 1002 Certified Wildlife Habitats – including 63 Schoolyard Habitats – and praised its commitment to expanding urban parks and greenspace.

The city’s tree canopy is vast and full and is a remarkable sight to behold from the air, stretching quite literally for as far as the eye can see. To give you a glimpse of this natural treasure, we released the drones over the Westside.

To see other examples of Atlanta’s dedication to building, adapting and sustaining its rich greenspace click the story links below.

The Northwest Beltline Trail Is A Big Hit

McDaniel Branch Wetlands Transformation

Let’s Take A Ride On Atlanta’s Mountain Bike Trail